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CloudTweaks: What’s Special about the Joyent Funding Round?

February 27th, 2012

There is nothing special about small companies or startups getting funding, other than the obvious vindication of the opportunities in cloud computing. In fact, such funding stories have been the focus of several articles here (See the latest one: Cloud Computing Startups Raise Big Money: UPDATE 8). However, there’s something different, and in my opinion, special, about the $85 million round of funding closed by San Francisco cloud services provider Joyent (http://www.joyent.com/).  … Read More ›

Joyent Cloud Partners With Amplify to Deliver Free Cloud Resources for Media and Gaming Startups

February 16th, 2012

Accelerator Program's Portfolio Companies Receive High-Performance Cloud Computing Services to Power Innovative Real-Time Applications SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LOS ANGELES, CA--(February 16, 2012) -- Joyent Cloud, the highest performance public cloud, and Amplify, a startup accelerator focused on supporting innovative media and entertainment Internet startups, have announced a partnership to supply free cloud computing resources and marketing services to Amplify's portfolio companies.… Read More ›

InfoWorld: The rise of Node.js: JavaScript graduates to the server

February 7th, 2012

Although it is just three years old, Node.js is gaining traction as an application development platform, letting developers extend JavaScript beyond the browser and into servers. But questions remain about JavaScript's appropriateness on servers and developers' readiness to use it. Invented by Joyent developer Ryan Dahl, Node.js -- or simply Node -- is getting endorsements from established companies such as Microsoft and Yahoo, as well as from smaller ventures. Geared to network… Read More ›

Structure Research: Joyent raises $85m; building out footprint through partners, direct

February 7th, 2012

Summary: We had a chance to speak with Joyent about some of its latest developments.   Details: Joyent recently raised an $85m funding round, with the majority investment provided by European group Weather Investment II. Weather Investment II is a strategic investor in telecommunications companies. Telefónica Digital also participated in the round. Telefónica Digital is a strategic arm of the telco (of the same name). Telefónica: Joyent is working with… Read More ›

Silicon Angle: Joyent CEO Tells How Node.js Fits Into Mobile Strategy

February 6th, 2012

Joyent, the California-based cloud computing startup founded by Jason Hoffman, caught up with John Furrier and Alex Williams at the Cube to talk about Node’s strategy and technical impact. He discussed everything Node.js at the first NodeSummit in San Francisco. In a conversation with own our John Furrier and Alex Williams, Hoffman discussed his company’s history, the recent massive funding round of $85 million, Node.js and its evolution in both the future of computing and today’s… Read More ›

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